Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigning in West Virginia. (AP photos)

Politics, protests, Pokemon Go dominate 2016 headlines

2016’s most memorable national news headlines ranged from presidential politics, to passionate, sometimes violent protests to the deaths of celebrities, along with mass shootings, deadly hurricanes, fires and Pokemon Go.

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New bridge between Indiana and Kentucky not on Apple Maps

The $763 million bridge named after 19th Century explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark took more than three years to build. It offers a bypass route for travelers who want to avoid downtown Louisville traffic.

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My Hometown: Embody Dance

My Hometown features stories about local entrepreneurs, hobbyist or business owners. This month’s features Embody Dance, a freeing dance gathering new to Fort Wayne.

Maj. Jared Scott, makes sure NORAD's Santa tracker is working correctly at Tyndall Air Force Base on Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 in Panama City, Fla. (Heather Howard/News Herald via AP)

Santa’s on his way: Military helps kids follow fabled flight

Tens of thousands of children from around the world plan to call the North American Aerospace Defense Command to ask where Santa is, and starting Saturday they will get a cheery answer about the mythical route from a real person, not a recording.

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Christmas cards get holy touch with Bethlehem postmark

There are about 90 post offices in the United States with holiday- or winter-themed names and the U.S. Postal Service offers a “Christmas Re-mailing” service to them. Letters may be sent to the postmaster in the town marked “Christmas Re-mailing” and they will be stamped and sent out.

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Former Komets doom current club in 6-1 Brampton win

Former Komets Colin Chaulk, Brandon Marino, and Chris Auger returned to their old stomping grounds with a vengeance on Friday night leading the Brampton Beast to a 6-1 win over the Komets at War Memorial Coliseum.

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McKinney-Jones nets 26 as Mad Ants top Delaware

Trey McKinney-Jones led the way with 26 points – including a perfect 15-of-15 from the free throw line – in leading the Mad Ants to a 106-97 road win Friday night at Delaware.